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2:21 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

As storms roll through Missouri, National Weather Service issues weather warnings [UPDATES]

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Update 4/4/14 8:13 a.m.: (AP) As a second wave of violent weather rolled through eastern Missouri, it brought scattered reports of tornado sightings. The public reported a tornado shortly after 7 last night near the town of Washington, Missouri, but Franklin County emergency management director Abraham Cook says there were no immediate reports of damage or injury. A tornado touched down briefly around 5:30 yesterday morning in the St. Louis suburb of University City.

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4:17 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Prolonged winter weather could delay spring storms

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Weather forecasters say prolonged cold temperatures over the winter could cause this year's spring storm season to get off to a late start as it takes longer for water in the Gulf of Mexico to warm up.

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Snow accidents
11:26 am
Wed February 12, 2014

Be careful out there: Snow last week coincided with spike in vehicle accidents, stalls

Traffic on snowy College Avenue in Columbia
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Most everyone knows driving in the snow can be dangerous, and numbers from last week seem to confirm it.

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7:52 am
Mon September 2, 2013

Storms leave thousands without power in KC area

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Crews are working to restore power to thousands in the Kansas City area after strong storms hit the area.

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9:57 pm
Sat February 23, 2013

More snow headed to Missouri

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Updated at 10:38 a.m. with closure information.

Just as Missouri and Kansas residents are digging out from record snowfalls, another winter storm is headed to the region.

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8:14 am
Wed December 26, 2012

Southeast Mo. drivers urged to stay off roads

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Officials are discouraging travel in southeastern Missouri until crews clear the roads from what was expected to be heavy snowfall with blizzard conditions.

The National Weather Service placed 13 counties from the Bootheel to north of Cape Girardeau under a blizzard warning from Tuesday night to midday today. Total accumulations were expected to range from three inches in the Bootheel to 12 inches farther north.

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8:05 am
Thu August 30, 2012

Missouri prepares for storm remnants


The path of Tropical Storm Isaac northward from the Gulf Coast is still uncertain, but Missouri officials are urging people to prepare for possible heavy rain and power outages.  The powerful storm lost some of its strength yesterday afternoon and has been downgraded to a tropical storm.  

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8:21 am
Wed August 29, 2012

Hurricane Isaac could create mid-Mo. problems


The Midwest may get a break from the drought when remnants of Hurricane Isaac arrive late this week, but the torrent of rain could create problems.

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8:59 am
Tue June 19, 2012

National Weather Service begins severe-weather text alerts

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The National Weather Service may soon be texting you. It’s the latest initiative to keep people across the country up to date on severe weather, starting this week. 

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